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The Sustainable Development Commission (or “we”) collects personally identifying information and data about individuals, their company, and their company’s demographics (“personal information”) including (but not limited to): (i) when you provide information to The Sustainable Development Commission, such as when you register or sign up for any of our products such as using the Scorecard, publications, subscriptions, e-mails, contests, newsletters, memberships, RSS Feeds, content delivery via sms, text or other similar technologies, webcasts, White Papers, online seminars, conferences and other communications with Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission, (ii) when you register or sign up on this Website or when you register for any other ICeni Projects or Sustainable Development Commission products individually or through “auto register”, your personal information will be known to The Sustainable Development Commission and (iii) from time to time we may add other information that we collect from third party sources to enhance and/or update the information that you provided to The Sustainable Development Commission order to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor content to you, or to correct information we may have on file (such as a misspelled email address).
The ways The Sustainable Development Commission (and Iceni Projects Limited) may use and/or share certain personal information is described below (“Use of Information by Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainble Development Commission”).
Scope of Policy and Storage of Information
Below is the current policy regarding the usage of personal information collected by Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainble Development Commission. By registering, you agree that except as otherwise described in this policy, your personal information will be maintained and managed by The Sustainable Development Commission in the United Kingdom and that it may be shared with third parties in accordance with this policy.
It may also be processed by our partners, who may be located in the United States or outside of the United States, and who may perform services for us, including collection of registration data, fulfilment of your order, and payment processing. By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy, and in accordance with all applicable data protection laws.
The Sustainable Development Commission (or Iceni Projects Limited) or third party partners may place “cookies” or similar technologies in the browser files of a user’s computer when they visit this Website. A cookie is a small file which is placed on your device when you visit a website, which enables the server to collect information from the browser and to enhance or enable the usability of this Website.
The Sustainable Development Commission may collect and store the IP address of our users when they register or log in, and a session cookie is used to identify you when you visit this Website and to allow for automatic re-authentication, to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.
Cookies do not contain personal information, except when such information has been supplied by a subscriber or registered user.
If you haven’t registered with this Website, we may place a cookie on your system to help provide a more personalised experience. This cookie identifies you as a unique user by means of a tracking ID. However, if you have not registered on this Website, we cannot link that user ID with personal information about you such as your name or e-mail address. However, as stated above, The Sustainable Development Commission does collect IP addresses of its users.
Other cookies without personal information may be used to enable The Sustainable Development Commission or one of our IDG affiliated companies to manage the banner advertisements that may be presented or personalised information to the user. For example, pixel tags may be provided by our ad-serving company to help manage online advertising. These clear GIFS let our ad-serving company recognise a browser’s cookie when a user visits our website.
The aggregated information we collect through cookies is used for a number of purposes including the following:
1. to improve the content and design of this Website
2. to enable our audit bureau to verify our claims of traffic to this Website
3. to help the Commission better understand the UK commitment to Susainability across project types, locations and demographics
4. to understand more about the interests of our customers and to offer goods and services we believe may be of interest to our customers, on behalf of Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission, its sister IDG companies, or selected organisations.
If you do not want these cookies to be served on your device, you are able to disable them by changing the settings on your browsers or third-party software can allow you to block cookies while you use this Website site. If you want to know how to do this, please look at the menu on your browser, or visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about cookies and how you can turn them off. Or, you can use third-party “anonymiser” services to mask information in your cookies, or even general data such as your IP address. In such cases you would not be able to take advantage of most of the personalisation services offered by The Sustainable Development Commission. Please note that if you do decide to disable cookies you may not be able to access this Website, some of the features of this Website or this Website may not function properly. By continuing to use this Website you consent to the relevant cookies being set on your device.
Use of Information by Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission Postal Addresses.
Postal addresses, and other person information and data may be used to promote The Sustainable Development Commission and or Iceni Projects Limited and its subsidiaries or partners products and services, and with your prior consent, may be rented and/or licensed to select outside firms for promotional purposes. Offers for which the personal information and data are rented and/or licensed for use and the users are required to target their offers carefully.
Telephone numbers of The Sustainable Development Commission subscribers may be used by The Sustainable Development Commission to collect re-qualification data and may be used by Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainble Development Commission, for promotional purposes. With your prior consent, The Sustainable Development Commission may rent and/or license for use phone numbers to select outside firms for promotional purposes. Offers for which the numbers are rented and/or licensed for use are required to target their offers carefully.
Mobile Numbers. Mobile telephone numbers that are provided to Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission, may be used to provide the products and services you’ve specifically requested, such as, but not limited to content delivery via sms text or other technologies, and for customer service related to the products and services you’ve requested. With your express consent, your mobile telephone number may be used to promote other products and services of Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainble Development Commission, as well as the products and services of other Iceni Project subsidiaries or group companies. Further, your mobile phone number may, with your express consent, be used to promote the products and services of carefully chosen third parties. Because many phone companies recycle phone numbers, it is possible for users who purchase a new phone to receive messages that the previous owner had subscribed to or otherwise consented to receive.
Email addresses of The Sustainable Development Commission subscribers may be used for re-qualification purposes. These email addresses may also be used to collect feedback by members of our editorial or research team, to promote The Sustainable Development Commission and Iceni Projects (or subsidiaries and Group companies) products and services. When you provide your email address to us, you agree to receive email from The Sustainable Development Commission. We allow users to “opt-out” of receiving e-mails from Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission, by clicking the unsubscribe link of any individual message you may receive. With your prior consent, The Sustainable Development Commission may rent and/or license your email address for use to by third parties. Offers for which the e-mail address is rented and/or licensed for use require the users to target their offers carefully.
For more information about how to change your preferences, please see “Changing Your Preferences” below.
Third Party Content
The Sustainable Development Commission plans to make available a large library of content provided to us by third parties and access to a unique web tool (“the Scorecard”). In return for access to this we may ask that you provide us with personal information. Once you have submitted your information, you will have access to the full library of content and tools and will not be asked to provide that information again (unless you disable or otherwise modify your cookies).
Neither The Sustainable Development Commission, nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, bears any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties. If you do not wish to have your information shared with a third party, please do not access third party content on this Website.
The Sustainable Development Commission users should be aware that when they disclose personal identifying information in discussion forums, chat rooms or other areas that are publicly accessible by others, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or parties. The Sustainable Development Commission nor its associated companies, members, sponsors or partners are not responsible for any information that you provide in the above areas.
Changing Your Preferences
Users who later decide they want to opt-out of receiving communications from The Sustainable Development Commission via one or all of the methods described above (see: Use of Information by Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission), or otherwise change their preferences may do so by contacting CIO@iceniprojects.com. In addition, at any time you may “opt-out” of receiving communications via your mobile phone or email by clicking the unsubscribe link of any individual message you may receive.
If you request that we terminate your registration and/or cancel your account, The Sustainable Development Commission will delete your personal data that we have in our records. Transfer of Information by Iceni Projects Limited or the Sustainable Development Commission
in the event that part or all of the ownership of The Sustainable Development Commission or any of its products are sold or transferred, all lists and data which contains person information including for example user name, address, company name, telephone number, demographic information, buying information, other data and e-mail address, will be transferred to the new owner.